dormitory
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dormitory(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (student residence)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el dormitorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sarah lived in the dormitory during her freshman year.Sarah vivió en el dormitorio durante su primer año en la universidad.
b. la residencia de estudiantes
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We had a lot of parties in our dormitory in our freshman year.Hicimos muchas fiestas en la residencia de estudiantes durante nuestro primer año en la universidad.
2. (communal sleeping area)
a. el dormitorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There were ten children in each dormitory at Zack's summer camp.Había diez niños en cada dormitorio en el campamento de verano de Zack.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (residential) (United Kingdom)
a. dormitorio
With rising property prices, many professionals are having to live in dormitory towns and commute.Con la subida de los valores inmobiliarios, muchos profesionales se ven obligados a vivir en ciudades dormitorio y viajar al trabajo.
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dormitory
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el dormitorio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
dormitory townciudad dormitorio
2. (university)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el ≃ colegio mayor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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dormitory [ˈdɔːmɪtrɪ]
noun
1 (bedroom) dormitorio (m)
2 (US) (hall of residence) residencia (f)
modifier
dormitory suburb (n) (Britain) barrio (m) dormitorio
dormitory town (n) (Britain) ciudad (f) dormitorio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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